Facials can help or hurt your skin depending on who performs it, what products they use and what treatments they administer.
Sunscreen should contain only titanium dioxide or zinc oxide as active ingredients to prevent risk of irritation, especially as most women’s skin is more sensitive right after a facial.
Great facials are a
beautiful addition to
your homecare regime…
Great facials achieve a smoother surface through exfoliation with a gentle scrub, a light chemical peel or a peel-off mask.
Great facials fade discolourations, improve skin tone and
AHA or BHA
The combination of a great facial and a diligent skincare regime can reap impressive results.
Great facials restore skin’s natural
barrier function to severely
Great facials soften and remove whiteheads and blackheads through manual extraction.
What you do daily to care for your skin is more important than what you do occasionally.
A skilled facialist will not let you leave without first applying a well-formulated sunscreen.
For most skin types a great facial should include gentle exfoliation with a properly formulated AHA or BHA product.
AHA = Alpha Hydroxy Acids = Glycolic acid, Lactic acid, Malic Acid & Citric acid
BHA = Beta Hydroxy Acids = Salicylic Acid
AHA and BHA products are truly anti-aging as they effectively even out skin tone, stimulate collagen and reveal younger skin.
Regular exfoliation is important and necessary.
Great facials should include antioxidant treatments that not only repair damaged skin cells but also help prevent further damage.
A great facialist should be able to recommend homecare skincare products suited to your skin type and needs.
We recommend daily use of a sunscreen rated SPF25 or greater!
A great facialist will take every precaution to avoid causing irritation to your skin.
Steaming skin with abnormally hot steam too close to the face can worsen redness and result in broken capillaries (thin, spider-like lines).
Pulling or tugging at the skin can increase sagging by breaking down the elastin in skin.
Go to sleep by 11pm.
Different cells in our body are more active at certain times and skin cells work most effectively at night peaking between 11pm and 4am.
They don’t call it beauty sleep for nothing!